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Breeding and Market Rabbit

Do you like rabbits? Do you want to learn how to raise and care for rabbits? Then this project is for you. It is suggested that you start with a doe rabbit and extend the project each year that you take the project. You will want to enroll in the fall to prepare for receiving your animal.

Starting Out
Beginner
 
  • Learn about rabbits
  • Learn to identify the parts of a rabbit
  • Identify breeds of rabbits
  • Evaluating different rabbit breeds
  • Purchase, feed and care for rabbits
  • Learn about goal setting
  • Evaluate project with leader
  • Learn how to keep records
  • Learn how to assume responsibility
  • Do a demonstration about rabbits

Learning More
Intermediate 
  • Learn about nutritional requirements for rabbits
  • Investigate rabbit breeds
  • Learn how to select the type of rabbit project -breeding or market
  • Learn about goal setting
  • Identify common rabbit diseases
  • Exhibit the rabbit at the county fair or other rabbit shows
  • Develop public speaking skills
  • Do a demonstration about rabbits

Exploring Depth
Advanced

  • How to deal with current issues relating to raising rabbits
  • Gain leadership skills by helping other learn about rabbits
  • Explore career opportunities in the rabbit industry
  • Investigate technology’s impact in the rabbit project
  • Exhibit rabbits at the county fair or other rabbit shows
  • Develop public speaking skills
  • Build lifelong friendships